Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore to take part in historic summit meeting with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore today afternoon to take part in the historic summit meeting with US President Donald...


PM Lee to separately meet US President Trump and North Korean leader Kim: MFA

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong will have separate meetings with US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .


Singapore Airlines to operate direct flights between Singapore and Amaravati: Naidu

Giving a fillip to connectivity, direct flight services between Singapore and Amaravati, the new capital city of the Indian State of Andhra...


Love Child Organics baby food pouches recalled due to packaging defect: AVA

The recall was a precautionary measure due to packaging defects that may allow the entry of spoilage microorganisms.


Singapore to award ICT contracts worth S$2.6b from April 2018 to March 2019

Singapore government will be rewarding contracts worth up to S$2.6 billion for ICT players from April 2018 to March 2019.


Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha completes 100 years

The centenary of Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha (SGSS) of Singapore was celebrated with much fanfare, reflecting the multireligious and...


Trump-Kim summit cost S$16.3 million, instead of the earlier estimate of S$20 million

The actual amount spent was about S$3.7million less than the earlier estimate of S$20 million previously stated by Prime Minister Lee Hsien...


Singapore's finance minister Heng Swee Keat to visit India from June 25-29

Singapore's Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat, will be visiting Mumbai and New Delhi from June 25-29, 2018.


From Singrauli to Singapore-Incredible journey of Kathak dancer Avinav Mukharji

The journey of young Kathak dancer Arinav Mukharji from the small nondescript Indian town of Singrauli to Singapore can be summarised in one...

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Singapore millennials feed their obsession for different cuisines while travelling abroad

Food is the latest obsession of Singapore millennials when they go abroad, revealed a new survey conducted by They also take a...


Singapore Airlines to transfer some planes from SilkAir to Scoot

Singapore Airlines will be transferring some jets from its regional wing SilkAir to low-cost carrier Scoot.


M1 and Huawei to showcase first end-to-end live broadcast of VR content over 5G in Singapore

M1 and Huawei announced plans to jointly showcase innovative 5G use cases in Singapore, starting with the live demonstration of 360-view...


COE premiums fall for big and small cars in Singapore

Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums for owing cars in Singapore, both large and small, fell to the lowest point in the past eight...


ICA officers nab Malaysian man smuggling more than 6,800 sachets of chewing tobacco

The watchful eyes of Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers foiled a Malaysian man’s attempt to smuggle more than 6,800...

Singapore safest destination in the world for third consecutive year, says Gallup ranking

Singapore has emerged as the safest destination in the world in 2018. The Republic has earned this feat for the third successive year,...


PayNow services to be extended to businesses from Aug 13

Companies would be able to pay and receive money instantly from other firms and customers.


Overall increase in cyberthreats in Singapore in 2017, mirroring global trends

In 2017, cyber threats in Singapore continued to grow in frequency and impact, mirroring global trends.


New initiatives to enhance safety at Sea in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be launching several new initiatives as part of continued efforts to enhance safety...


DBS and POSB cards can now be used with Nets mobile app

DBS and POSB cards can now be used on payment solutions provider Nets' mobile wallet application, joining OCBC Bank and UOB in the Nets...


10 AirAsia flights delayed by system outage at Changi check-in counters

A system outage yesterday morning, June 18, affected hundreds of AirAsia passengers at Changi Airport Terminal 4.

Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal recalled due to Salmonella risk

Kellogg Company has voluntarily recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella in these products.


Spike in Singapore's non-oil exports in May

Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) expanded by 15.5 percent in May, extending the 11.8 percent growth last month.


Singapore e-government centre to cooperate with Indian skilling body

The Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre (eGL) at the National University of Singapore's Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS) and...


Singapore airline refused to let us fly, claim Indian-origin couple with special needs child

An Indian-origin couple in Singapore yesterday claimed that low-cost long-haul airline Scoot refused to fly their special needs child and...


133 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes uncovered on a barge at Brani Terminal

The total duty and Goods and Services Tax evaded amounted to S$15,423.24 and S$1,112.44 respectively.

Sarees are not just for mothers-in-law: Laila Tyabji

Connected to India speaks to Laila Tyabji, founder of Dastkar, about her Saree Diary and her relentless efforts to bring Indian crafts to...

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No Smoking Zone in Orchard to kick in end 2018, instead of July 1

The new implementation date of the No Smoking Zone in the Orchard Road precinct will be announced at a later date.


Singapore’s economy to grow by 3.2 per cent in 2018

Singapore’s economy is expected to grow by 3.2 per cent this year, according to 28 private sector economists polled in a quarterly survey...


Mahathir says high-speed rail from KL to Singapore postponed, not scrapped

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir has softened his earlier intention to cancel the proposed high-speed rail (HSR) project entirely.


Toyota to invest US$1 billion in Grab

Japan's car manufacturing company Toyota Motor will be investing US$1 billion into Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing app Grab.